Betty P. Bohl

Betty P. Bohl (nee Eldred), age 91, passed away Jaunuary 3, 2013. She was born May 13, 1921 in Chicago, IL. Betty was born of a musical family, and became a talented pianist. She served in the Army's W.A.C. in World War II in recruiting. In 1941, she married Harold Bohl, a marriage that endured for 40 years until his death in 1981. Betty and Harold bore the unusual distinction of being a couple of married sergeants in World War II. Betty taught piano for the rest of her life, having as many as 40 students. She was a very active member of the Christian Church of Villa Park for over 50 years, including singing in the choir and playing the piano. All who knew Betty loved her as a loving, giving and caring person who shared her talents as well as her wisdom. Preceded in death by her late husband, Harold C. Bohl; and parents, Earle and Pearle Eldred. Survived by children, Chuck (Diane) Bohl and Ken (Linda) Bohl; grandchildren, Pennie (Earl) Deinert, Dennis Bohl, Dave (Vicki) Bohl and Kate Stakenas; great-grandchildren; Christy (Denis) Cole, Bradley Deinert, Ashley Deinert, Katelyn Bohl, Majorieann Bohl, Jack Stakenas, Josh Stakenas, Ryan Bohl and Emily Bohl. Donations to the Deicke Home, 1005 East Division St. Lombard, IL 60148 Arrangements by Leonard Memorial Home, (630) 469-0032 or

Published in Central DuPage News/Leader/Post/Press on Jan. 9, 2013